Spinach and Maitake Salad with Citrus Dressing
July, 2001

Serves 4 / The cool, crisp spinach and light citrus dressing are a refreshing contrast to the warm, earthy flavor of sautéed maitake mushrooms.

3.5 ounces maitake mushrooms
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 cups lightly packed spinach leaves, washed, trimmed and torn into bite-sized pieces
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup grapefruit juice

1. Break maitake mushrooms into bite-size pieces. Sauté in olive oil over medium heat until tender. Remove from pan.
2. Place mushrooms, spinach and tomatoes in a large serving bowl; set aside.
3. In small bowl, whisk together grapefruit juice, oil, mustard, salt and pepper. Just before serving, pour over vegetables, tossing gently.

Calories 227,Fat 21,Perfat 79,Cholesterol 0,Carbo 9,Protein 3,Fiber ,Sodium